Sea Anemones fight over
territory. The red Beadlet Anemone,
Actinia equina uses its acrorhagi (blue
beads) and the green Snakelocks Anemone,
Anemonia viridis uses its long tentacles.
Ref: Manuel (1981):
British Sea Anemones
until now there has not been a colour photographic guide to these most
attractive animals in British seas. The standard literature was British
Anthozoa by R L Manuel (Academic Press: Synopsis of British Fauna
series) ISBN 0.12.470050.0 This is the 1981 edition. I think a later edition
was produced. It contains the accurate line drawings.
CD-ROM rectifies this shortfall, and the section on the sea anemones
is reason enough for acquiring this CD-ROM.
found the sea anemones the prompt that got me interested in marine life
around Britain: a compulsion at the time.)
all the sea anemones found around the British Isles are illustrated by
superb photographs and a brief explanation about the anemones and other
anthozoans. These include rare and uncommon species that I have never seen
in the wild or even in photographs before.
to Sea Anemones and Corals Of Britain and Ireland
Cea Caves (JNCC)
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